A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 98 kilometers (61 miles) from Macusani in Peru. Exact location of event, depth 53.85 km, -69.8724° West, -13.3865° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.85 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 03:14:19 / January 8, 2016 @ 3:14 am. Id of earthquake: us10004cak. Event ids that are associated: us10004cak. The temblor was detected at 22:14:19 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Tambopata (c. 39 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Macusani (c. 6 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Macusani, Tambopata (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 98 km NE of Macusani, Peru.
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